DOWNEY - The Downey Lions Club will install its new charter officers at a gala event April 15 at the Rio Hondo Event Center.Cindy Galindo will be installed as president. Other officers include Elliott Bradley, first vice president; Connie Coll, second vice president; Leonard Zuniga, secretary; Pam Powers, treasurer; Jeannie Wood, lion tamer; and Nancy Barrera, tail twister. The Downey Lions Club recently formed and has enrolled more than 20 members. Some of their future projects include emergency preparedness, youth leadership, and the helping the blind and visually-impaired. Other projects will be considered as the club grows, officials said. The Downey Lions Club is currently being sponsored by the Bellflower Noon Lions and the Whittier Host Lions clubs. The Downey Lions Club meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Café N Stuff in Downey. Membership is open to all members of the community. For more information on becoming a member or attending the April 15 gala, call Sandy Esslinger at (310) 491-8989.
********** Published: April 2, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 50